Productive Tillable Farm In Mercer County, IL


Here is your opportunity to invest in a highly productive farm, or to add acreage to your existing row crop portfolio!  This farm is situated southeast of Aledo and just outside the city limits.  The farm is split in half by 187th Street making access simple.  The farm has desirable soils with an average productivity index of 119.6 across the tillable acreage and is capable of producing high yields every growing season.  Over 95% of all acres offered are income-producing cropland acres.  The farm will sell with open farm tenancy and has been well maintained and cared for over the years.

Tract 1

This 80+/- acre tract has approximately 79.81+/- high-quality tillable acres with an average productivity index of 129!  Predominant soils on the farm consist of Muscatune and Osco silt loams that make up nearly 70% of the farmland.  Less predominant soils include Sylvan-Bold complex, Elco-Atlas silty clay, and Greenbush silt loam.  This tract has 187th Street frontage along the east side making entry to the farm very easy. 

Tract 2

This 79+/- acre tract has approximately 73.+/- acres of tillable farmland with an average productivity index of 109.6.  Predominant soils on this tract consist of Elco-Atlas silty clay, Osco and Muscatune silt loams, and Sylvan-Bold complex.  Other less predominant soils include Greenbush silt loam, Hickory and Sylvan clay loams.  This tract is gently rolling with established grass waterways to help control erosion.  This tract also has road frontage on the entire west and south sides, as well as power in those same locations.

  • Highly productive farm with over 95% income-producing
  • 152.8+/- tillable acres with an average PI of 119.6
  • Sells absolute
  • Blacktop road access on 187th Street
  • 2020 taxes (payable 2021): $6,079.48
  • <1 minute to Aledo, 25 miles to Monmouth, Milan & Woodhull 
  • Total Base Acres: 155.7
  • Corn Base Acres: 77.9 with PLC Yield of 168
  • Soybean Base Acres: 77.8 with PLC yield of 50
  • Auction Details

  • Bidders may participate in the auction on-site or online 
  • Onsite bidders should bring a government-issued ID
  • 10% down payment immediately after auction - cash, personal or business checks accepted
  • If the winning bid is online, you will be immediately contacted to make arrangements for the 10% down payment and a purchase contract will be sent via DocuSign
  • High bidder has 30 days to close unless otherwise noted
  • Announcements on auction day will take precedence over any prior announcements
  • This is a no contingency sale and is not subject to financing or additional inspections
  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any
  • If a survey is needed it will be done following the auction and total purchase price will be adjusted to the surveyed acres
  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgments 

Auction Location: Mercer County VFW 106 SW 3rd Ave
Aledo, Illinois 61231